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November 17, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Money to help North Carolinians whose lives were severely disrupted by the ravages of two major storms in a one-month period continues to flow into disaster-stricken areas. Since President Bush issued two separate disaster declarations for North Carolina in September, federal and state aid has surpassed $44.5 million dollars as of November 16, with 19,645 registrants to date seeking assistance for losses suffered from Tropical Storm Frances and/or Hurricane Ivan.
November 12, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Officials of the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety’s Division of Emergency Management (CCPS-DEM) report that, to date, $13,848,529 has been disbursed in aid to victims of Hurricane Ivan.
November 12, 2004
News Release
When the Swannanoa River broke its banks and swamped the Biltmore business district of Asheville, N.C. in early September 2004, tough new building ordinances kept a number of businesses high and dry. Unfortunately, many older buildings surrounding them suffered extensive flood damage, and in some cases, were destroyed.
November 11, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), has produced another installment of the “Ask FEMA” column for publication in newspapers throughout disaster-impacted states. This column provides important disaster recovery information to those impacted by recent disasters.
November 5, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) toll-free disaster assistance registration lines begin new hours. Effective Sunday November 7, 2004, the toll-free registration line will be available from 6 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week.
November 4, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- North Carolina residents who suffered damages from Tropical Storm Frances or Hurricane Ivan now have until December 17 to register for federal and state disaster assistance, officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety's Division of Emergency Management (CCPS-DEM) announced.
November 4, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Officials of the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety's Division of Emergency Management (CCPS-DEM) report that, to date, $11,501,540 has been disbursed in aid to victims of Hurricane Ivan.
November 2, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, NC -- As North Carolinians recover from the effects of both Tropical Storm Frances and Hurricane Ivan, they face the challenge of rebuilding their lives, and rebuilding their homes. While the impact of these storms is still powerful, residents may want to prepare themselves and their families, as well as their homes and businesses, for the possibility of another disaster in the future.
October 26, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Officials of the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety's Division of Emergency Management (CCPS-DEM) report that, to date, $10,013,820 has been disbursed in aid to victims of Hurricane Ivan.
October 25, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- North Carolina disaster victims who lost work because of Hurricane Ivan or Tropical Storm Frances and have not yet applied for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) have only one more week to apply.

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